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BHS AI Trainee towards Intermediate Exams - Contessa Riding & Training Centre

Closing date: 21 Dec 2018

Vacancy available at Contessa Riding & Training Centre, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

BHS AI Trainee towards Intermediate Exams

Contessa Riding & Training Centre is approved by the BHS and ABRS. Owner Tina Layton-Elliott BHSI has competed internationally and up to Grand Prix level.  As a BHS ‘Where to Train’ centre Contessa is rated A5 and able to train candidates up to BHSI and holds the ABRS Advanced Teaching Diploma. Contessa boasts excellent facilities including a 20mx40m indoor school, a 20mx60m outdoor arena, a jumping lane plus meadows for turn-out, riding, hacking and jumping.  Located in the heart of Hertfordshire we have easy access to London and Cambridge. Besides a variety of school horses we own Advanced Dressage School Masters working from Prix St George to Grand Prix level. 

What we offer:

  • Full-time position working & training alongside Management for BHS AI/Level 2 or 3 or equivalent Instructor
  • The opportunity to join an enthusiastic team and take part in organising day courses, supervising juniors, school a mixture of horses and ponies, teach adults and children 
  • General yard work and horsecare 
  • Training towards your BHS, ABRS or UKCC exams 
  • Lessons on our wide range of horses (from novice horses up to Grand Prix level including our Warmblood & Lusitano Schoolmasters)
  • The chance to ride on clinics with international trainers and opportunity to compete
  • Self-catering accommodation (available)
  • Competitive salary plus 28 days  holidays per year
  • 5 day week to include some weekend days 

Who we are looking for:

  • A keen, hard-working person wanting to gain further experience at riding at a higher level and wants to train towards  BHS/ABRS/UKCC exams
  • Good people skills with strong belief in team work
  • Equine experience necessary, minimum of BHS PTT/Level 2 Coaching Award
  • Teaching experience
  • UK/EU citizen or UK work permit

To apply please send a covering letter,and CV to contessateam@contessariding.co.uk.

Please feel free to also send pictures or videos of you riding.

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